Okay, people: It’s already a few weeks into the new year. That means it’s time to get down to business when it comes to reaching your fitness goals. It can be challenging to jump start a workout routine, especially after taking a long break during the holiday season. But we’re here to help. Don’t know where to begin after you shake off that holiday hangover? Commit to quick workouts that give you big benefits. Yep, we’re talking about five- to 20-minute routines that will tone your abs and strengthen your core. A strong core improves balance and stability, so these workouts are a great foundation for any larger fitness goals you may have for 2016. Here are seven quick workouts that’ll keep you motivated and make you feel stronger every day of the week.


1. Abs and Core Strength Exercises for Beginners: Start your week off with this beginner workout. You’ll really feel your abs burn, which is exactly how you’ll know you’re on your way to a stronger core. (via PsycheTruth)


2. Ab Workout for Women: This workout features just five moves, but do them for three to five rounds to really work your abs. Don’t forget to have a bottle of water nearby and warm up before you do these exercises. (via Super Sister Fitness)


3. Abs and Core Workout at Home: You can kick start your morning with these six exercises or squeeze them in during the day. Either way, you’ll feel energized and ready to conquer anything afterward. (via Vitality Advocate)


4. XHIT Daily Total Ab Workout: This workout is perfect for getting over a mid-week slump. Put those abs to work and you’ll feel motivated to push on! (via XHIT Daily)


5. 10-Minute Ab-Sculpting Workout: Up the ante with this ab-sculpting workout. Grab a friend or two and some light weights, and get ready to sweat! (via Popsugar Fitness)


6. Bodyweight Core Workout: Challenge yourself with this workout that’ll really put your core to the test. We know you’re up for it and will kill it. (via Athlean-XX for Women)


7. The Ultimate 2016 Ab Workout: Cap off your week with the latest ab workout by our girl Cassey Ho. This 10-moves workout will really push you, but you’ll love how accomplished you feel after. (via Blogilates)

Do you have a favorite quick core workout? Tweet your answer @BritandCo!