Okay, people: It鈥檚 already a few weeks into the new year. That means聽it鈥檚 time to get down to business when it comes to reaching your聽fitness goals.聽It can be challenging to聽jump start a workout聽routine, especially after taking a long break during the holiday season. But we鈥檙e here to help.聽Don鈥檛 know where to begin after you shake off that holiday聽hangover? Commit to quick workouts that give you big benefits. Yep, we鈥檙e talking about five- to聽20-minute routines聽that will tone your abs聽and strengthen your core. A聽strong core聽improves聽balance and stability, so聽these workouts are a great foundation for any larger fitness goals you may have for 2016. Here are seven quick workouts that鈥檒l keep you motivated and make you feel stronger every day of the week.


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


2. Ab Workout for Women: This workout features just five moves, but聽do them for three to five rounds to really work your聽abs. Don鈥檛 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聽with these six exercises or聽squeeze them in during the day. Either way, you鈥檒l 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鈥檒l feel聽motivated to push on!聽(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鈥檒l really put your core to the test. We聽know you鈥檙e up for it and will kill it. (via Athlean-XX for Women)


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

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