Wrist protection is crucial so you should always wear wrist wraps. When your wrists start to bother you, it's too late. For the gloves, if you're lifting to stay healthy and in shape then you don't need calluses for extra grip during competition. Your significant other or kids will definitely appreciate a smooth palm when you get close to them. This is where our 2 in 1 gloves come in handy. Professional wraps with extra palm protection.